Skin-to-Skin Registered Midwife - Northern Sydney

Metropolitan NSW

30 Aug 2021 Permanent


Maternity & Obstetrics


  • Hours are within Monday-Friday, on a permanent part-time basis of 24-30hrs a week
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Salary Packaging


The Position

As the Skin-to-Skin Midwife you will be responsible for:

  • Care for women and their families undergoing elective and/or emergency caesarean sections
  • Provide initial, immediate and appropriate care to the newborn post birth
  • Provide emotional and psychological support to women and the families
  • Provide evidence based care in relation to skin to skin and Breast feeding Support
  • Assist in other areas of Maternity within your scope of practice
  • Providing high standards of evidence-based care to women of varying ages and cultural groups
  • Planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating midwifery care in collaboration with women, their families and the multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and health outcomes
  • Working with junior and undergraduate midwives and nurses to guide and support them in their development through the provision of midwifery and nursing care
  • Working collaboratively with the wider healthcare team to support patient care needs
  • Being passionate about delivering an exceptional patient experience for women and their families
  • Having a commitment to continued service development, through the use of problem-solving skills to improve patient care outcomes.


The Location

Located in the northern suburbs of Sydney.


Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration as a Midwife and/or Nurse with AHPRA
  • Bachelor of Midwifery and/or Nursing or Graduate Diploma in Midwifery (if Bachelor of Nursing is first qualification) or equivalent
  • Lactation Qualification or working towards
  • Basic or Advanced Newborn Resuscitation skills
  • Highly developed clinical nursing and/or midwifery skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to family-focused approach to care
  • Minimum 6months working as a Registered Midwife in Australia


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